The ianVisits guide to cheap and free things to do in London on Friday 14th August.


Top events in London on Fri 14th Aug 2020

Family open weekend at the gardens of Chiswick House
11am to 4pm
 
Chiswick

Online events / webinars

A talk about the nature of erotic writing in the 16th century from book burning to the Renaissance.
1pm to 2pm
 
Join General Lord Richards, President of the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League, in conversation with Dr Peter Johnston as they explore the contribution of Commonwealth soldiers during the Far East campaign.
2pm to :
 
Commonwealth Contribution in the Far East
James Sumner (Manchester University) discusses the challenges that brewers faced in promoting new innovations to an often justifiably suspicious public.
2pm to 3pm
 
“You cannot put stinking fish into beer”: the controversies of brewing science around 1800
In 1809 a London brewery was prosecuted for the unusual offence of trying to remove cloudiness from its beer by dosing it with an extract of fish-skins.
2pm to 3pm
 
What's Online: Stinking fish, beer and brewing controversies around 1800
Brighton is not just the sea front, pier and pavilion. Let Stephen show you the many sides of the city often called London by the Sea
3pm to 4pm
 
Virtual Tour - Bright n Breezy - an outing to London by the Sea

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Ten Exhibitions That Are Closing Soon

The first-ever UK exhibition by Nigerian-American artist Toyin Ojih Odutola, this epic cycle of new work explores an imagined ancient myth, with an immersive soundscape by artist Peter Adjaye.
Toyin Ojih Odutola - A Countervailing Theory
12pm to 6:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 16th Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
Through the medium of film and photography, this major exhibition considers how masculinity has been coded, performed, and socially constructed from the 1960s to the present day.
Masculinities - Liberation through Photography
10am to 6:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
Bringing together the work of over 40 leading artists, designers and musicians, Mushrooms looks at fungi’s colourful cultural legacy.
Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi
12pm to 6pm
Strand
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
An exhibition exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, over 500 years.
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein to Social Media
10am to 6pm
Clerkenwell
Closing soon Sun, 23rd Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
Free  
An exhibition by the UK’s leading established Glass Artists and some of the most exciting emerging talents.
Re-Gather
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sat, 29th Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
A display of kimono by contemporary textile artist, and founder of the HIROCOLEDGE brand, Takahashi Hiroko can be seen in the windows and on the Ground Floor at Japan House London throughout August.
RENOVATION: Kimono & Sustainability
All Day
Kensington
Closing soon Mon, 31st Aug
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
An exhibition of large scale paintings by Alex Urie.
Alex Urie - Silo
12pm to 6pm
Islington
Closing soon Sat, 5th Sep
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
Tate Modern presents the first major exhibition of Steve McQueen’s artwork in the UK for 20 years
Steve McQueen
10am to 6pm
Southwark
Closing soon Sun, 6th Sep
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
It’s 40 years since The Clash’s third album ‘London Calling’ was released, and an exhibition has pulled together a host of memorabilia for that iconic album.
The Clash: London Calling
11:30am to 3:30pm
Barbican
Closing soon Sun, 6th Sep
2020-08-14
2020-08-14
The New Stone Age exhibition celebrates the sustainability, practicality and inherent beauty of stone.
 The New Stone Age
9am to 6pm
Euston
Closing soon Sat, 12th Sep
2020-08-14
2020-08-14

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